David Hill is one of New Zealand’s most distinguished writers of novels for teenagers and younger kids. He has been published in 10 languages and 15 countries. He is a former high school teacher, and was born in Napier in 1942.
An independent, sensuous life unfolds in hundreds of brightly-lit scenes.
We continue our occasional series which investigates whether any literary activity exists in the provinces. David Hill reports from his "entombment" in Taranaki.